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The Student News Site of Vel Phillips Memorial

November Editors Note: Welcome to Decorative Gourd Season

November Editor’s Note: Welcome to Decorative Gourd Season

Elliott Weix and Mihika Shivakumar November 14, 2022

Hello everyone! We're Elliott and Mihika, your Opinions Editors for the Sword & Shield! It's pretty safe to say that we've all settled in now to the rhythm of the school year—or at least, we hope...

Editors Note: Hello from Your Arts & Entertainment Editors!

Editor’s Note: Hello from Your Arts & Entertainment Editors!

Alexandra Saffman and Ava Kenney October 9, 2022

Hi everyone!  To introduce ourselves: we’re Ava and Alexandra, and we’re your Arts & Entertainment editors for VPM’s Sword & Shield this year! We’ve all officially made it through one...

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Editor’s Note: Welcome from your Editors-in-Chief!

Sophia Jiang, Anvika Annyapu, and Olivia Zhu August 25, 2022

Welcome back, Spartans! It’s a brand new year with a brand new school name, and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome you to Sword & Shield's brand-new website.  Our school is changing not...

Who was Vel Phillips?

Who was Vel Phillips?

Sophia Jiang August 6, 2022

Living as an African American woman in the mid-1900s was extremely challenging. From being prohibited from entering a segregated church to being denied work, Velma Phillips faced the brunt of systemic...

June 2022 Editors meet

It’s official. We are VPM!

TPF, Adviser August 1, 2022

We are now Vel Phillips Memorial Sword & Shield! We are in the process of changing and updating our webpage.  Excuse our site, while we get it ready for the new school year. Are you ready for a school...

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